woobie

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Noun[edit]

woobie (plural woobies)

  1. (US, childish) Any object, typically a blanket, garment or stuffed animal that is used simply for its comforting characteristics.
  2. (US, intimate) Term of endearment.
  3. (fandom slang) A fictional character, usually physically attractive, who is put under constant stress and angst so as to create emotional attachment.
  4. (US, military slang) A poncho liner.